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Innovation Advisory Board


Jared Staab portrait
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine

Douglas Wright portrait
Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine

Amit Noheria portrait
Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Lucas Mathes
Physician Assistant, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, The University of Kansas Health System

J. Tyler Zorn portrait
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Portrait of Erik Perrins
Charles E. and Mary Jane Spahr Professor and Department Chair

Emergency Medicine

Bryan Imhoff portrait
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Family Medicine and Community Health

Daniel Parente portrait
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health

General Surgery

Internal Medicine

Scott Matson portrait
Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Lauren Ptomey portrait
Associate Professor, Physical Activity & Weight Management

Stephen Waller portrait
Associate Director - Clinical Operations, Infectious Diseases

Kellie Wark portrait
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases

Mechanical Engineering

Elizabeth Friis portrait
Professor and Department Chair

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Brian Brost portrait
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Radwan Ajlan portrait
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Brandon Carlson portrait
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Andres Bur portrait
Director, Robotics and Minimally Invasive Head and Neck Surgery, SOM-Kansas City

Jennifer Villwock portrait
Vice Chair for Research and Innovation, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Mohammad Haeri portrait
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Stephen Lauer portrait
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Michael Carroll portrait
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Plastics, Burn and Wound Surgery

Eric Lai portrait
Associate Professor, Plastic, Burn and Wound Surgery

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

William Gabrielli portrait
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Brian Everist portrai
Associate Professor, Radiology


Richard Fantus portrait
Assistant Professor

School of Health Professions

Jacob Sosnoff portrait
Associate Dean, Research, School of Health Professions

School of Nursing

Nelda Godfrey portrait
Professor, School Of Nursing

Frontiers Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Julius Leary, Ed.D., MBA
Director, Frontiers CTSI

Research Informatics

Jeffrey Thompson portrait
Associate Professor, Biostatistics & Data Science

Provider Informatics

Gregory Ator portrait
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Population Health

Edward Ellerbeck portrait
Professor, Population Health

Simon Lee portrait
Department Chair, Population Health

Provider Wellness

Becky Lowry portrait
Professor, General & Hospital Medicine

Mental and Behavioral Health

Lauren Lucht, M.A., B.A., LCP

Vice President, Mental & Behavioral Health
The University of Kansas Health System

Volunteer Faculty, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The University of Kansas School of Medicine

University of Kansas Office of Research

Portrait of Patricia Bergman
Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development

Portrait of Carol Burdsal
Director of Research Development

Portrait of Cliff Michaels
Executive Director, KU Center for Technology Commercialization

Portrait of Candan Tamerler
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Charles E. & Mary Jane Spahr Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas-Lawrence

Center for Health Innovation and Transformative Care

University of Kansas Medical Center
Center for Health innovation and Transformative Care
2106 Olathe Blvd.
Mailstop 3010
Kansas City, KS 66160-8500